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Robert Tompkins

October 22, 1927 April 29, 2018
Robert Tompkins
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Robert Earl (Steve Wilson) Tompkins, 90, slipped away peacefully on April 29 at Ogeechee Area Hospice. He was born on October 22, 1927 in Manassas, to Nathan and Estella Tompkins. He was married to MaeRetha Tompkins and to this union eight children were born. He was employed at Daniel Lumber Company for over 60 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, MaeRetha Tompkins; daughter, Genevieve Cobbs; son-in-law, William Melvin; and grandson, Bobby Lewis Tompkins. He leaves to cherish his moments of love, children, Bobby (Thelma Lavern) Tompkins, Emma Melvin, Larry (Velma Raye) Tompkins, Ronnie (Gwen) Tompkins, Emory Tompkins, Ricky (Lynette) Tompkins, Stanley (Rose) Tompkins; 27 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Otis (Pat) Tompkins; one sister, MaeRetha Brown; one brother-in-law, Fletcher (Wilma) Mills; one sister-in-law, Helen Johnson; a special cousin, Willease Mills; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Visitation

Friday

4

May

12:00 PM 5/4/2018 12:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/4/2018 7:00:00 PM
Harpers Funeral Home

125 Broad Street
P.O. Box 757
Claxton, GA 30417

Harpers Funeral Home
125 Broad Street Claxton 30417 GA
United States

Service

Saturday

5

May

11:00 AM 5/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
United House of Prayer

Hwy 292
Bellville, GA 30404

United House of Prayer
Hwy 292 Bellville 30404 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Historic Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1268 Mount Pleasant Rd
Claxton, GA 30417

1268 Mount Pleasant Rd Claxton 30417 GA
United States
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